Historic Ontario Hockey League contest held in Ohsweken

The Brantford Bulldogs and Guelph Storm played a pre-season Ontario Hockey League match in Ohsweken this past Friday. Photo courtesy Brantford Bulldogs.

By Sam Laskaris Writer A bit of sporting history was made in Ohsweken this past Friday. That’s because an Ontario Hockey League (OHL) exhibition match was held at the Six Nations Sports and Cultural Memorial Centre. The host Brantford Bulldogs, who have relocated from their Hamilton rink which is undergoing extensive renovations, squared off against the Guelph Storm. The Bulldogs ended up winning the pre-season match 5-2. Prior to the game held locally the Bulldogs’ organization had the opportunity to learn about Six Nations culture via an educational session led by Cheryl M. Henhawk, who is the director of education for the Six Nations of the Grand River. “The team members were eager to learn about the traditions and history of the Indigenous people of the region, fostering a deeper…

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